Vice President Quality and Regulatory Compliance

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The California Hospital Association (CHA) is the statewide leader representing and advocating the interests of hospitals, health systems, and other health care providers in California in the legislative and regulatory arenas.  We are seeking a quality policy expert to serve as the lead issue manager for policy and regulatory quality issues.

General Summary

You will use your extensive knowledge of healthcare to collaborate with CHA staff, the Hospital Quality Institute (HQI), and member hospitals to address federal, state, and local regulations and policies that affect the quality of care including licensing, certification, and accreditation.  This person will be a resource and provide assistance and guidance to members, staff, and selected committees.  Advocacy responsibilities include reviewing and monitoring assigned bills and draft regulatory language, preparing position letters and comments, providing testimony, and all other aspects of legislative and regulatory advocacy. 

Required Qualifications

Clinical license in the field of training preferred

Master’s degree in health administration, public health, business administration, or other relevant discipline is preferred

Minimum of five years’ hospital clinical and/or operational experience preferred

Understanding of the federal and state regulatory process

Thorough understanding of the leadership challenges and processes inside hospitals

Experience and capability of communicating effectively at the CEO/Board of Directors level

Strong collaboration skills and being effective at making the best use of resources and galvanizing people to achieve the overall mission

Ability to effectively manage projects, turning concept into reality

Exceptional communication skills, including public speaking

Ability to manage dynamic and differing needs, interests, and viewpoints of multiple stakeholders in a fast-paced, quickly evolving environment

High degree of initiative and problem solving skills


We’re a terrific group of hard-working professionals on a mission to ensure Californians have equitable access to affordable and high quality, medically necessary health care.  We also care for our team members by offering a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, challenging and fun work environment. 

If this position sounds like a good fit with your experience and interests, we’d love to hear from you!  Please submit your resume and cover letter to

Because we are a federal contractor, we are required to make sure you know that all qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, gender identification, sexual orientation or any other legally protected characteristic, or disability.